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Apr

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Peter’s Redemption

John 21:15-19… On the Third Sunday of Easter, from the Gospel of St. John, we read about Peter’s Redemption: When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” He said to […]

12
Apr

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Hebrews 3:1-4

More Glory than Moses… The author of Hebrews makes a bold statement to the Hebrews, offering Jesus more glory than Moses: Therefore, holy “brothers,” sharing in a heavenly calling, reflect on Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was “faithful in […]

10
Apr

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Hebrews 2:16-17

Become One of Us… In order to truly defend mankind, Jesus had to become one of us: Surely he did not help angels but rather the descendants of Abraham; therefore, he had to become like his brothers in every way, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest before God to expiate the […]

08
Apr

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Hebrews 2:11-13

Jesus, Our Brother… The author of Hebrews tells us that Jesus is both our Savior and our Brother: He who consecrates and those who are being consecrated all have one origin. Therefore, he is not ashamed to call them “brothers,” saying: “I will proclaim your name to my brothers, in the midst of the assembly […]

07
Apr

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Annunciation of the Lord

Luke 1:26-33… This week, we celebrate the Annunciation of the Lord to honor the moment that Gabriel visited the Blessed Virgin Mary: In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and […]

06
Apr

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Biblical Roots of the Sacraments

John 20:20-23… On the Second Sunday of Easter, from the Gospel of St. John, we read about the Biblical roots of the Sacraments: The disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. [Jesus] said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” And when he had said […]

04
Apr

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Hebrews 1:13-14, 2:1-4

Christ’s Message… The angels have brought many great messages to the world, but Christ’s message surpasses all of them: But to which of the angels has he ever said: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool”? Are they not all ministering spirits sent to serve, for the sake of those […]